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Basic English Grammar #2 - More about Verbs

We know what we are, but know not what we may be.

William Shakespeare

You may think that we’re done with verbs. *laughs* Nope, not yet.

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Shall vs Should

Should, in form, is the past tense of shall;however, this does not imply that should cannot be used in present instances. To express an opinion at any instance of time, we use… 404 more words

Auxiliary Verbs

Shall vs Will

Shall and will are modal auxiliary verbs* used to indicate a future action. These days, they are used more or less interchangeably, and it is accepted. 269 more words

Auxiliary Verbs

Gender Differences in the Developmental Trajectory of Acquiring Auxiliary Verbs

What is the development trajectory in young children acquiring auxiliary verbs- specifically the different forms of “be”? Is there a difference in acquisition based on gender? 15 more words


Infants' Production of Normal and Negative Auxiliaries

No research had been done to examine children’s first production of auxiliary verbs. So in present research, we were interested in finding the age of children’s first production of auxiliaries, and test whether children produced auxiliary verbs and correct negative auxiliary verbs at the same time.


English Lesson: "May" vs "Might"

“What’s the difference between ‘may’ and ‘might’? I always get them confused.” – Jose

This is a great question that demonstrates a huge difference in  194 more words

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